Amnesty International has appealed to the authorities in Tripoli to urgently investigate the kidnapping of Tripoli University professor, Dr Salem Mohamed Beitelmal, who has been missing since 20 April.
Khalifa Haftar reiterates threat to attack Tripoli; says Libyan political agreement is conspiracy
Renegade General Khalifa Haftar, the commander of Dignity Operation, threatened on Tuesday to launch Benghazi-like war in Tripoli, turning a deaf ear to local and international efforts aimed at bringing stability and peace to Libya.
Algeria to resume flights, sea travel to Libya
Algerian authorities are preparing to resume flights and sea travel to Libya upon a request by the Libyan authorities, according to Algerian Elmihwer newspaper.
Strategic Lessons from the Ejection of ISIS from Sirte
Though accompanied by curiously little fanfare, the Obama administration’s most significant victory against the Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) came not in Iraq or Syria, but in Libya. After eight months of fighting, the coastal city of Sirte was ‘liberated’ in December 2016, by a coalition of forces allied to …
South Libya needs more help preventing illegal migration insists Serraj in talks with Italy’s interior minister
To counter illegal migration it is imperative “to concentrate on the south”, Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj told Italy’s interior minister today.
Benghazi court upholds NOC appeal against PC
An appeal court in Benghazi has today upheld an appeal by the National Oil Corporation to reverse the Faiez Serraj Presidency Council’s decision to reduce the powers of the National Oil Corporation.
Presidential Council forms national reconciliation committee
The Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has issued an ordinance to form a committee tasked with “National Reconciliation Project” across the country.
Germany and Italy want to take control of Libya-Niger border to stem flow of migrants
The interior ministers of Germany and Italy have written to Brussels urging the creation of an “EU Mission” at the border between Libya and Niger “as soon as possible,” after over 40,000 people traveled through the North African country into Europe this year.
Presidency Council angrily denies arms smuggling rumours
The Presidency Council (PC) has angrily denied that it is in any way connected with an arms shipment intercepted by a German warship a fortnight ago. It has warned the media to be credible and professional and not to fall prey to social media rumours.
Al-Sirraj and Tunisian Foreign Minister discuss Tunisian ISIS children in Libya’s prisons
The Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis Gihinawi said Saturday that he agreed with the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj to organise another visit to Libyan to discuss the issue of ISIS-born Tunisian children, who are jailed with their mothers.